No Rio miracle for Isinbayeva

No Rio miracle for Isinbayeva

Yelena Isinbayeva has failed in a last-ditch bid to compete at the Olympics as Russia's weightlifters were also hit with a Rio ban.

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Patience the key for Farah

Patience the key for Farah

Mo Farah believes patience will be the key as he bids to become the first man in 40 years to defend the 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic titles.

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Zika threat at Rio 'low'

Zika threat at Rio 'low'

The risk of the Zika virus at the Rio Olympics 2016 is 'low and manageable', according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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WATCH: Team GB's Olympics camp

WATCH: Team GB's Olympics camp

Team GB athletes are stepping up their preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio at a holding camp in Belo Horizonte.

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Budd and Decker relive 1984 clash

Budd and Decker relive 1984 clash

Zola Budd and Mary Decker come together to tell the story of their infamous clash at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.

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The Fall: Budd v Decker

The Fall: Budd v Decker

Sky Atlantic's new film The Fall tells the dramatic story of the infamous Zola Budd-Mary Decker showdown at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.

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Baghdatis pulls out of Olympics

Baghdatis pulls out of Olympics

Marcos Baghdatis has withdrawn from the Olympics after failing to recover from an elbow injury. 

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Three Russian cyclists out of Rio

Three Russian cyclists out of Rio

The UCI has confirmed that three Russian cyclists have been withdrawn from next month's Olympic Games in Rio.

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Russian squad departs for Rio

Russian squad departs for Rio

Around 70 Russian competitors have flown to Rio ahead of next month's Olympic Games.

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Tokyo 2020 candidates praised

Tokyo 2020 candidates praised

Skateboarding is among five sports closing on a place in the Olympic Games programme for Tokyo 2020.

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Putin: Olympic ban 'discrimination'

Putin: Olympic ban 'discrimination'

Vladimir Putin has hit out at the decision to ban Russian track and field athletes from the upcoming Olympic Games.

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Rio Olympics: 7s squads

Rio Olympics: 7s squads

All the 7s squad announcements for the Rio Olympics, as the competition prepares to kick off on August 6.

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Five-star Scholars set for Rio

Five-star Scholars set for Rio

There will be five Scholars strutting their stuff in Brazil this summer and we wish them all the best on the big stage.

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Abdelrahman hit with Rio ban

Abdelrahman hit with Rio ban

World javelin silver medallist Ihab Abdelrahman has been banned from the Rio Games.

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More weightlifters banned

More weightlifters banned

Eleven more weightlifters, including four from Russia, have been provisionally banned over retested samples from London 2012.

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Russia to stage athletics event

Russia to stage athletics event

There will be an athletics competition in Moscow on Thursday for athletes banned from the Rio Olympics.

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Breen ecstatic at making Rio

Breen ecstatic at making Rio

Sky Scholar and athlete Olivia Breen will compete in three events at the Rio Paralympics after making the 54-strong Team GB squad.

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Dumoulin in clear for Rio

Dumoulin in clear for Rio

Tom Dumoulin has been given the all-clear to go the Olympic Games just four days after fracturing his wrist in a crash.

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Russian judo team get all clear

Russian judo team get all clear

The International Judo Federation is to allow Russia's 11 judo competitors to participate at the Rio Olympics.

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BOA hires plumbers in Rio

BOA hires plumbers in Rio

The British Olympic Association has hired a plumbing firm to handle any blockages or leaks in the Rio athletes' village.

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